Spanish idioms (modismos)

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In EnglishModismoAs in...
To make one's way'He made his way through the crowd.'
To be in a hurry'I'm in a hurry.'
To toss and turn'I was tossing and turning in bad.'
At every turn'Something new could be seen at every turn.'
To turn out to be'He turned out to be a conservative.'
To cost a lot'It cost me a lot.'
After a while'After a while he returned.'
In the long run'In the long run, it will be better to go slowly.'
To be understood'It is understood that we will get paid every two weeks.'
To agree to'They have agreed to meet in the square.'
To have dealings with'I have no dealings with the rich.'
Through'He was talking to us through a screen.'
To be in effect'The law is in effect.'
Out of the way'He got her out of the way.'
To keep'She ended up keeping the car.'
To notice'He did not notice that Adriana had left.'
To retrace one's steps'We retraced our steps.'
To be a question (matter) of; to involve'It's a question of (It's a matter of, It involves) a misunderstanding.'
To get one's own way'Each time he gets his own way.'
To have on one...'I don't have any money on me.'
All over'They were seen all over.'
In EnglishModismoAs in...
To be in the same boat'Don't complain. We're all in the same boat.'
To put into effect'They put several restrictions into effect.'
To have on; to be wearing'He has on an overcoat.'
To come out ahead; to win; to come out on top'I followed his advice and came out ahead.'
To be up to date on'He's up to date on the situation.'
To make way'They made way and he went in.'
To be right'She's not right.'
To come out well'He came out well in (passed) his exam.'
To take aside'He took him aside.'
At all cost; at any risk'I'll get it at all costs.'
To hold (control) one's tongue'Rather than argue, he held his tongue.'
To come out badly'He did not come out well on (pass) his exam.'
In the distance'In the distance, the plane could be seen.'
To have on the tip of one's tongue'I have it on the tip of my tongue.'
From now on'You'll listen to me from now on.'
To drive wild; to unhinge.'It dives me wild.'
To walk around'He walks around the block.'
From far away'They come from far away.'
To go ahead with'He goes ahead with his work.'
Nowhere; not... anywhere'It couldn't be found anywhere.'
To take for granted; to regard as settled'He took it for granted that they would go.'
In EnglishModismoAs in...
To side with'He always used to side with my brother.'
In the middle of'He fell down in the middle of the street.'
Rightly so'He took it away from her, and rightly so.'
To associate with each other'They don't associate with each other.'
Just now; for the present'I don't need any more just now.'
Without questionWithout question she is the prettiest.
To be about'The novel is about the indians.'
Throughout'Throughout the years he has become famous.'
Fast'He is always going very fast.'
In great haste'She left the shop in great haste.'
To come out ahead; to win; to come out on top'He came out on top.'
To turn something overHe turns is over.
At last'At last he arrived.'
Along'They were searching along the river.'
Step by step'He guided us through the jungle step by step.'
Half...'He left the door half closed.'
To not mince one's words, to be blunt and direct'He is very outspoken.'
To be in the right'He's in the right.'
To go for a walk'Let's go for a walk.'

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